[unav_all] Job announcement - USGS

Jaime Magliocca magliocca at unavco.org
Tue Oct 26 11:08:26 MDT 2010

Job announcement forwarded from Nancy King, USGS:


The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) invites applications for ONE position as
Research Geologist or Research Geophysicist at the Pasadena Field Office of
the Western Region Earthquake Science Center.  Center members conduct
research in geology, geophysics, and seismology to assess seismic hazard on
regional, national, and international scales.


The purpose of this position is:

.  For the geophysicist, to conduct research on the physics of the earth,
the structure and behavior of faults and fault system, and probabilistic

.  For the geologist, to conduct research on faults, fault systems,
prehistoric earthquakes, and historic surface faulting.


The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate knowledge,
abilities, and competencies in these areas:


. Scientific knowledge

. Planning and organization of research

. Computation and interpretation of data

. Interpersonal communication

. Written communication


This is a permanent full-time position with an annual salary of $91,141 -
$118,481 (GS-13).  U.S. citizenship is required.  This position may be
filled as a Research Geophysicist, GS-1313-13 or Research Geologist,
GS-1350-13.  Promotion potential is GS-15. There is one vacancy advertised
concurrently as # WR-2011-0026 and # WR-2010-0023.  The vacancy will be open
from October 25, 2010 - November 13, 2010 and may be viewed on the USA Jobs
website (www.usajobs.opm.gov).  Applications must be submitted via the USA
Jobs website before midnight EDT on November 13, 2010, and all transcripts
and other supporting documents must be received by this deadline.  The
Federal Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Nancy King, Ph.D.


Project Chief, Southern California Earthquake Hazard Assessment 

Geodesy Coordinator, Earthquake Hazards Program

U. S. Geological Survey, Pasadena Field Office

525 South Wilson Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91106


626-583-7815 office

626-422-8144 cell

626-583-7827 fax

nking at usgs.gov




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